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FOX News
Jan 1, 2013 11:00pm PST
for mr. obama, big spending did, many in the media would have us believe that liberal ideology was confirmed by this election, it was not. however, however, secularism is certainly eroding traditional power, no question about it. those americans who attend religious services at least once a week, voted for romney, 59-39. the religious is on at decline. despite the presidential controversial insistence that some catholic entities provide birth control and after-pills, catholics supported obama 50-48. down from 2008, but still a surprise to some. only about 30% of american catholics now attend weekly mass. you can see the impact of creeping secularism on the religious vote. on paper the stats look hopeless for traditional americans, however, it will take a very special politician to do that. by the way, mitt romney didn't try to marginlize secularism, it's a mistake. the key question going forward is the movement good for american, no matter their ethnic condition, the answer is no, three vivid. secular progressive champion do your own thing philosophy, and the public school syst
SFGTV2
Jan 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
many times, president obama. the very surprised we had of being able to celebrate the first asian mayor of san francisco. it was not my doing, it was all of the people of san francisco saying it is about time we celebrate. thank you to the people of san [applause] i have a very short message. what did i have felt very strongly in my first elected year, but also during my tenure as interim mayor. we have a great deal of celebrate. we also have a great challenge in front of us. there are so many of our asian american friends, iranian friends, friends from the philippines, friends from our japanese-american community, are chinese-american community, waiting for the opportunity to come together to celebrate our diversity, but also to signal to our european friends, our latino france, we are ready to help lead this state. and helped change the conversation and not only celebrate diversity, but use diversity for our strength. that is our strength. i want to signal to you, let's come together, let's use this opportunity to make sure we can celebrate our strength throughout the state. i also wa
NBC
Jan 2, 2013 4:00am EST
. >>> cliemg back up the fiscal cliff. president obama praising a late night deal keeping many americans' taxes from going up. good morning, i'm aaron gilchrist. >>> i'm eun yang. welcome toian 2, 2013. president obama says he'll sign off on a measure to limit the damage caused by going over the cliff. the house gave final approval last night nearly 24 hours after the senate voted in favor of it. the legislation will keep taxes in place for americans who earn less than $400,000 a year and for couples who earn less than $450,000. it will extend long-term unemployment benefits and much more on the vote in just a few minutes. >>> a news session of the council begins with inauguration of six members. david grass owe is is the only new. he beat out michael brown. re-elected include vincent orange, jack evans, yvette alexander and marion barry will begin new four-year terms. it will begin after the 10:00 swearing in with an organizational meeting. they will assign council members to committees. >>> also this morning, same sex couples can begin to hold public courthouse wedding ceremonies in montgomer
FOX News
Jan 2, 2013 12:00am PST
to this special edition of media mash. reporters worked over time to help shield president obama from his many policy failures here at home. but the aiding and the abetting didn't end there. they were alsong helping him cover up when things wept awry overseas and namely when it comes to the benghazi terror attack. the u.s. ambassador was assassinated on foreign soil for the first time in decades. that sad reality was never enough to spark the interest of the mainstream media. they sat idlely by as hillary clinton, susan rice and others lied about the events that triggered the attack an ed the administration's actions as the assault was being carried out. joining me now to help go through some of the specific examples of how the press failed the american people and helped cover up the scandal, former u.s. ambassador to the u.n. john bolten and monica crowellly. whatever obama sadaid was echoed in the media. let's look at this. he said it waoos a youtube video. we knew better. you can always count on chris matthews to regurgitate what he said. listen to this. >> one more romney. >> doesn't cover
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2013 9:00pm EST
" instead struggle from church struggle from george w. bush to barack obama. it's november 2012 right now. how many americans are in iraq as we speak? >> for no american troops are firm and a military function. there are 200 odd personnel were secunda to the embassy in the primary duty is to sell equipment to the iraqi government can perform the defensive tachÉ function. then as a fairly sizable american embassy, which is contracted by the state department khmer reduced by maybe 25%. but what she don't have in this account so it incurred a stand and a consulate outside of bozrah in southern iraq, but the united states has lost a lot of situational awareness of what's happening in iraq. it doesn't have anything like the footprint can be used
FOX News
Jan 1, 2013 8:00pm PST
help them financially. not every obama voter did that, but many absolutely did. now, going forward, the republican party does have to change. it can't disparage poor people, it has to engage them. that's to demonstrate that a healthy economy, based on discipline and robust capitalism, will lift far more people out of poverty than government handouts will. you've got to sell that. romney didn't. finally, governor romney also did not confront the far left fanatics to demonize them and let me give you a perfect example. "the washington post" editorialized last week, that i, your humble correspondent, served up a bigoted commentary on election night, quote, a couple of hours before president obama was declared the vick toy bill o'reilly offered his explanation why mitt romney was about to lose because it's a changing country it's not a traditional america anymore. in case anyone might be confused about the meaning of traditional, he elaborated, white establishment is now minority. in other words, the problem was too many voters of color. how vile. how vile. in other words, you pinheads
CNN
Jan 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
many taxes that directly hit middle income and lower income people. so obama's tax increase is not just the top tax rates. it's people -- if you have bad health problems and you spend more than 7.5% of your adjusted gross income on out of pocket health costs, you used to be able to deduct anything above that. thanks to obama's law, obama-care, that's now 10%. so $2 million to $3 million will be taken out of people average income $53,000 a year, who are lower income, middle income and sick. they're going to be paying taxes for obama-care. there's an avalanche of obama tax increases coming next year. >> i just want to point out, grover norquist, though, having said all that and everything you said, you are giving cover to those republicans who will vote in favor of the senate legislation in the next hour or two? >> they're not voting for a tax increase, they're voting to save tax cuts for as many people as they can over obama's objections. >> grover norquist would be voting with the president, would be voting with debbie wasserman schultz if in fact he were a member of the house of repres
CBS
Jan 2, 2013 5:00am PST
. it will take effect retroactively when president obama signs it. as tara mergener reports, many critical issues are still unresolved. >> reporter: after months of debating and back room deals, congress has passed a bill which will pull the country back from the "fiscal cliff." >> on this vote the yays are 257, the nays 167. >> reporter: the bill extends bush-era tax rates for every american making less than 4$00,000 and couples who make less than $450,000. it also delays for two months $110 billion in spending cuts. >> i would like to be speaking for this bill but i can't. >> reporter: 151 republicans including eric cantor the number two ranging house member voted against the bill because it doesn't address spending. >> what we're really doing is raising taxes to give the president more money to spend. >> reporter: president obama has promised to work with congress to find more spending cuts in the future. but he urged them not to play politics with the nation's debt limit. >> i will not have another debate with this congress over whether or not they should pay the bills that they have already
FOX News
Jan 2, 2013 12:00pm PST
-minute stand off before march 1. president obama vowed to sign the bill. the vote was not unanimous. many republicans in the g.o.p.-led house voted against the bill. many of them argued it does not do enough to curve spending. it saw more bipartisan support in the senate with only a handful of lawmakers in both parties voting "no." the debate was quite intense. mike emanuel is live on capitol hill where he has been following it. the bill had the votes to pass. what was the final pitch? >>reporter: extending the bush tax cuts for individuals making up to $400,000 and couples making up to $450,000, giving certainty and some permanence and avoiding taking the economy off the fiscal cliff. >> by making republican tax cuts permanent, we are a step closer to comprehensive tax reform that strengthens our economy and creates more and higher paychecks for american workers. >> compromise is not the art of perfection. by its definition, compromise contains elements that neither side likes. it also contains pieces both sides can embrace. >>reporter: democrats embraced more with 172 of the 257 votes c
CBS
Jan 2, 2013 4:00am PST
be catastrophic, far worse than the impact of a fiscal cliff. >> but many say the debt limit debate is the last chance femme them to secure the deep spending cuts necessary to pay down our nation's debt. and the bill now heads to president obama for his signature. terrell? >> tara mergener in washington this morning. trar, good to see you. thank you so much. >>> still the measure passed with bipartisan support. the deal die provided the leadership in the house. speaker john wayner bane speaker john boehner and former gop leader paul ryan voted yes but house majority leader eric cantor who led a brief last-minute charge against the deal and kevin mccarthy voted no. earlier i had a chance to visit to politico's congressional reporter. we talked about how the bill got through the house and the political ramifications of sealing the deal. hughes republicans were earlier considering a deal with more spending cuts. it was different than what the senate had passed. what ended up happening? why did republicans change their minds? >> basically they knew if they tried to make any changes that the senate
FOX News
Jan 2, 2013 3:00pm PST
,000 libyans died in the uprising and president obama said this. >> as president, i refuse to wait for the image of the slaughter in mass graves before taking action. >> nato attacks crushed libya's air force and many of the tanks acting as close air support for the rebel fighters in six months it took to take tripoli. the u.s. all but ruled out military intervention, pointing out that the far more sophisticated air it was system with the strong support from russia and iran. >> lessons from libya are on everyone's mind. they feel they were steamrolled to allow military action against gaddafi. for u.s. allies the significance of the fighters against the rebels are concer concerned about trading a brutal dictator for failed state. >> bret: leland vittert, thank you. secretary of state hillary clinton treated for a blood clot in her head was seen outside for the first time in a long time outside the car there. she is still being treated at the hospital. correspondent molly henneberg has latest. >> it was a rough december for hillary clinton. until today, which is the last time we had
FOX Business
Jan 1, 2013 9:00pm EST
: it is astonishing to me how many ways you can map this up. and yet president obama said he is working very hard at stopping fraud, here's e president. >> we went after medical fraud in medicar and medicaid very aggressively, more aggressively than ever befor $50 billion of waste taking out of the system. gerri: the white house done a good job of this? >> the heaven, unfortunately. i'm not sure this president even knows what is happening. the $50 billion number, don't know what he gets that number from. the government accounting office has said that they stop $7000 in overpayment. $7000 in overpayment after spending tens of millions of dollars to implement this incorrectly. where i live in south florida, where the health care fraud capital of the country. we have prosecutors doing a good job blocking these people up who have stolen million sometimes tens of millions of dollars, but we don't get the money back. stop the fraud before it starts. gerri: senator, how does it do that? >> somebody orders 100 wheelchairs in an hour. the couter will say that it's out of t normal course. the red flag goes
KRON
Jan 2, 2013 4:00am PST
cuts will not be addressed for two months, which was a disappointment for many republicans. but president obama praised lawmakers for reaching an agreement that protects the middle class. >> and banks to the votes of democrats and republicans in congress, i will sign a law that raises taxes on the wealthiest 2 percent of americans while preventing a middle-class tax hike if they could have sent the economy back into recession and obviously had a severe impact on families all across america. >> but middle-class americans will will still take a financial hit in 2013. date will not pay higher income taxes but that will have to pay least 2% more in payroll taxes. if that means that most of the country's 160 million workers will see smaller paychecks this year. >> meanwhile, new york area lawmakers in both parties are angry after house members adjourned without holding a vote on aid for victims of super storm sandy. the senate approved a $60.4 billion measure friday to help with the recovery process. republican leaders say that the deal the fiscal cliff took so much time, they d
FOX
Jan 2, 2013 6:00am EST
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FOX Business
Jan 2, 2013 9:20am EST
, because she was convinced that president obama will soon give the green light to the keystone pipeline. the president rejected for many reasons and could be up for approval in march or april. we'll have more on this later this hour. could the pipeline live? >> where are you this morning? answer, you, your taxes, they're going up. everyone to works pays more into social security, income, dividend and property taxes go up on successful people. on the other side of the coin, there are no spending cuts. add it up. and the governor's own bean counters say the debt goes 3.9 trillion dollars over the next ten years. rich is now defined as families making more than $450,000 a year, they presumably are now paying their fair share, to make sure the rich don't stay rich in death, estate taxes go up. here is the president speaking last night. a big no to spending cuts. >> and i believe that there's further unnecessary spending in government that we can eliminate. but we can't simply cut our way to prosperity. >> he wants tax increases as well as that. and the president says he's not going to discu
MSNBC
Jan 2, 2013 11:00am PST
the same way as even the majority of the entire house or of the country. >> many thanks. >> thanks. >> less than 12 hours after declaring victory, president obama is back in hawaii enjoying the rest of his family vacation and joined them after he landed shortly before 5:00 a.m. local time this morning. let's go to kristen welker in honolulu. i hope you didn't have to get up before dawn for that. >> i was with him. got in at 4:00. >> maybe you got to sleep a little bit on the plane. the president was ready to sign the fiscal cliff bill and took off and went after the vote. when does he get to use the pen of his? >> that's what we are trying to find out from the white house. right now they are not giving any guidance on how he is going to sign the bill. we expect it to happen and expect to get guidance later today, but there two options. president obama could sign the actual paperwork so the paperwork could be flown out here to hawaii or use the auto pen. that is a tactic he has taken twice in the past, but has been overseas when he used it. some people have a problem with it and question the
KRON
Jan 2, 2013 7:00am PST
. >> mr. obamas of the house should vote today. the president's statement comes after many new york law makers have expressed anger at the decision by the house gop leader not to vote on the aid and the current congress. >> a naked man armed with assault rifle and a samurai sword were in a standoff with police. >> he tried to make a run for as police moved in on him. he tried to jump the fence and fell down and finally dropped the sword before being arrested. the man has been identified coc bennett. >> he was basically naked with a samurai sword. again his statement when he got out of the vehicle were that you have to kill me. he said that several times. the officers stood back and called in reinforcements. >> here is a look at the assault weapon taken from the man. san jose police officers are looking to do what kron did. please a looking is what prompted the suspect at the way he did, including his state of mental health and whether drugs are all were factors. >> he's been booked on charges of brandishing a sword and possession of an assault rifle. >> here in the bay area we [ female
CBS
Jan 2, 2013 5:00am EST
it was very late. it was around 11:00 last night. the vote by a margin of 257-167 opposing. and many consider this a political victory for president obama. that comes one day a. fiscal cliff deadline. but they will work retroactively to extend the tax rates for most americans. it's what he campaigned on to raise taxes on the wealthiest. the bill raises income taxes for individuals earning $450,000 a year and families earning $450,000 a year. it includes an extension of unemployment benefits for about two million americans. >> under this law, more than 98% of americans and 97% of small businesses will not see their income taxes go up. >> reporter: but of course this all delays more fiscal cliff showdowns. the bill delays spending cuts for two months, sequestration and also the rest of the budget. so we're going to have to deal with that the earliest next month with the new congress. it is the main reason why democratic congressman jim moran opposed this bill and he voted -- he vote it down. we'll hear from the in the next half-hour. back to you. >> surae chinn reporting live from capitol hill.
CSPAN
Jan 2, 2013 7:30am EST
] is a terrible idea of mr. boehner's. and the idea of -- i would be terribly upset, along with many of my friends, if obama compromised too much on what needs to happen that's called the fiscal cliff. please, carry on. [laughter] >> do you think that a prominent third party would help our country? >> i certainly felt strongly about that when i supported john anderson in '79. and he was, a large part of anderson's campaign was to sue state, the state ballot procedure into allowing third parties to have more access to the electoral process. um, i would like to see a third party available. but that, too, seems like a really tall order. yeah. >> what do you think is the appropriate role for actors, musicians and other celebrities to play in the political arena? >> you know, i think if you are a really motivated, committed citizen who feels very strongly about either an issue or a candidate, you get involved, you know? you go out and do it regardless of what it means. my, you know, as i said, i've got this long history as a yellow dog democrat liberal, and i don't think anyone's surprised to see me, a
FOX News
Jan 1, 2013 5:00pm PST
obama. big spending on federal programs did. that's the key. because many in the media would have us believe liberal ideology was confirmedve by this election. it was not.ol however, however. secularism is certainly eroding traditional power. no question about it. those americans who attend religious services at least once a week voted for romney 59 to 39. the problem is church-going is is on the decline in this country. here is an example. despite the president's controversial insistence that some catholic entities provide birth control and after pills, catholics supported obama 50% to 48%. down from 2008 but still a surprise to some. but only only about 30% of american catholics now attend weekly mass. so you can see the impact of creeping secularism on the religious vote. on paper, the stats look hopeless for traditional americans. but they can be reversed. however, it will take a very special politician to do that. by the way, mitt romney didn't even try to marginalize secularism. he basically ignored it it a mistake because president obama is the poster guy for the secular progr
FOX News
Jan 2, 2013 1:00pm PST
many felt so bummed on a second term that looks ho hum. why ahead of the swearing in a lost americans are just...swear ing. >>neil: president obama is headed into the second term and in the march down pennsylvania avenue with more americans feeling down in the dumps, nearly a quarter saying they are satisfied with the direction of the country. that is the lowest number since back to ronald reagan. what do we take away from that, art laffer? >>guest: i don't think it looks good. it is bad. but your waistcoat, that looks wonderful and the economy looks bad and obama owns it. after these votes and the fiscal cliff and the negative of the votes we can talk about the good thing now obama owns the economy. he has his tax increases, it is his. i don't think the economy will look good for quite a while. frankly, that is for 2014. >>neil: with the exception of you and i know in the face of bill clinton's tax hikes when he came to office, a lot of folks were very worried, you at the time were not because he was marrying it and especially in future years with welfare to work and real constructiv
MSNBC
Jan 2, 2013 2:30am PST
for more political battles ahead. after last night's vote, president obama attempted to draw a line in the sand on one of the big fights coming up next, a showdown over the debt ceiling. >> while i will negotiate over many things, i will not have another debate with this congress over whether or not they should pay the bills that they've already wracked up through the laws they passed. let me repeat, we can't not pay bills that we've already incurred. if congress refuses to give the united states government the ability to pay these bills on time, the consequences for the entire global economy would be catastrophic. far worse than the impact of a fiscal cliff. people will remember back in 2011, the last time this course of action was threatened, our entire recovery was put at risk. consumer confidence plunged, business investment plunged, growth dropped. we can't go down that path again. >> the president draws a line on one of the upcoming fights. joining us now is mike allen to review a little bit about what happened yesterday. mike, we were not sure there would be a vote at some po
LINKTV
Jan 2, 2013 5:30am PST
that the shoulders were touching. within minutes of the vote in the house, president obama was at the white house making it clear he is not prepared to have any more fights with congress about money already spent. >> while i will negotiate over many things, i will not have another debate with congress over whether or not they should pay the bills they have already racked up through the laws that the past. >> he is referring to the hard bargaining set to begin within weeks when congress must look at raising the debt ceiling or risk the country defaulting on its loans. >> hearing now from the economist micki price, a former adviser to the british government. -- vicky price. >> what would happen in the next couple of months is there will be a lot of discussions and bargaining going on. first of all, the fiscal cliff and whether that can be avoided completely in a couple of months because maybe they will be able to raise the debt ceiling slightly. i think that is very important to happen. the second thing will be what happens on spending? there's quite a bit of spending already in the pipeline. the q
FOX News
Jan 2, 2013 3:00am PST
late. it's awaiting president obama's signature which he gave. what many agree on what was missing was serious spending cuts because there was only 15 billion worth. here with us now is author, best selling his book is a best seller, mark stein, who has a cd out, go out and get it. off great singing voice, is that right? if we ever did a musical, you will be the first guest i call. >> i will take that compliment. i will tip your shampooer signal thank you very much. this is a deal that charles krauthammer called a route for the president. does mark stein call it that? >> i don't, i don't think so because i think that's to say the narrow political terms. what the world wants to know is whether america is capable of serious course correction and washington has just answered no, that america is going to continue living beyond its means on a scale that no other nation does and on a scale that is unprecedented in history. i mean, we are spending over a trillion dollars a year that we don't have. 70% of which nobody wants to lend us. so bennett cunningham better than invents the money. w
Current
Jan 2, 2013 6:00am PST
the break president obama nominated senator john kerry to succeed hillary clinton when she decides to step down. that will leave an opening in the senate. many people think scott brown who lost to elizabeth warren in november will run again but there's new concern amongst democrats that brown instead may try to run for governor. that's another option for him. see if he runs against representative ed markey and loses, that would put an end to any future political ambitions. we shall see what happens. we're back after the break. stay with us. coming on to me all the time now. (vo) she gets the comedians laughing and the thinkers thinking. >>ok, so there's wiggle room in the ten commandments, that's what you're saying. you would rather deal with ahmadinejad than me. >>absolutely. >> and so would mitt romney. (vo) she's joy behar. >>and the best part is that current will let me say anything. what the hell were they thinking? irene, drop the itch. we dropped the itch, you can too. with maximum strength scalpicin®. it's not a shampoo so you can s
FOX News
Jan 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
think the fight on spending s beginning and obama is going to be very entrenched on this. >> bret: there you see the wide shot from the house. not that many lawmakers are there. the vote, the tally is on again the vote on the rule. not the vote on the actual bill but seth the table for the actual bill. one minute left, a.b., here. the no spending cut deal in fact increasing spending on the deficit and debt bill that originally that was the purpose of the supercommittee and the purpose of the whole process. >> that's true but tax cuts cost money. that is just the truth. and republicans wanted more. but there are some things that would have happened to our economy that really would have been quite scary and charles you mentioned some of them. truly, the stimulus money doesn't -- is not -- was not going to affect the economy. but the medicare providing doctors closing up their clinics taking a 30% pay cut. the milk fromming go $4 a gallon to $8 or $3 to $8. the loss of the payroll tax cut along with the uninsured having checks cut off as we all lost our tax cuts was really going to b
CBS
Jan 2, 2013 6:00am PST
would be catastrophic, far worse than the impact of a "fiscal cliff." >> reporter: but many republican congressmen say the debt limit debate is the last chance for them to secure the deep spending cuts necessary to pay down our nation's debt. the bill now goes to president obama for signature. back to you. >> thank you. >>> our other big story the weather this morning. it could be the coldest morning of the week. let's get a first look at weather with meteorologist lawrence karnow. >> we have some very dry air outside. temperatures plummetting right now. we have freeze warnings up in the north bay valleys. and frost advisories inside the bay in toward the santa clara valley so a cold start to the day. these temperatures running down in the 20s and some mid-30s. waking up to some widespread frost outside. if you are heading out the door this morning, grab your jacket. it is going to be chilly. temperatures right now 27 degrees in santa rosa. 30 in livermore. 34 degrees in san jose. and 30 degrees in the napa valley. only moderating as you approach the coastline, 45 into san francisco. h
ABC
Jan 2, 2013 5:00am EST
on capitol hill. that was the case again with this issue but there is a deal done and many say it is not a perfect or permanent fix but it does keep most americans taxes from going up. it it -- also appears to be a victory for president obama. the bill allows for most of the things he talked about during his campaign. it will shield those earning less than $400,000 from seeing their taxes go up. it extends some of unemployment benefits as well. some members of congress say it does not go far enough and sets up another showdown over fiscal issues in 2013. others believe the country could not afford not to pass this bill. the president talked about all this right after the passage. >> thanks to the votes of democrats and republicans in congress, i will sign a law that raises taxes on the wealthiest to% while preventing a middle- class tax hike that could have sent the economy back into recession and at a severe -- and have a severe impact on families across america. >> the president said it will be a very busy 2013. the new congress will be sworn in later this week. there will be
KOFY
Jan 1, 2013 9:00pm PST
to put on the barack obama of the pendulum. so really cute feet. don't know who this day who did that. >>reporter: the grew up along with general rigs of visiting family. many people now on staff came here as children. >> i have many memories come here as kid whenever we would come to the exploratorium would i demand more time and demand to come back. >> this now has more than 1,000 exhibits in its collection and international lead interwhat is known as informal education. staff estimates 80 percent of the world science centers have exhibits developed here. they also run a hugely successful program tring and mentoring science teachers. in fact museum has done so well it has out grown its birth place. so it's moving here to pier 15 on the san francisco waterfront. massive building renovation just about finished. then it takes 3 and a half months or so to mav in all the old exhibits and to finish the new one. already for grand opening in april. new space will be very different but frank's dream is still flourishing. >> this was founded in a kind of optimism and with momentum of t
MSNBC
Jan 2, 2013 8:00am PST
the final nail in the coffin. i'm more conservative than many people in the republican party, i believe in strong nash defense and homeland security but i also don't agree with a regional bias. >> president obama just released a statement saying when tragedy strikes, it's americans' duties to come together to help those in need, urging congress to pass this type of relief bill. why do you think boehner is not moving on this? congressman isic ia -- isa said filled the bill will pork. do you think that's the reason why your house republican colleagues aren't moving this or speaker boehner is not moving on this? or is boehner worried about showing a preference to new york city for some of the more conservative red state members of his conference? >> well, that statement from congressman isa shows how quick house republicans are to jump the gun against new york. the fact is every one of those items was taken out of the bill. every one of those items. they were put into the senate and taken out of it in the house. the bill that was going to go on the house floor did not have any of those ite
FOX News
Jan 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
the economy. 12 years later and president obama says we need the tax cuts. >> dana: this is a victory that the republicans could have tried to shape. they won a decade long discussion about the tax cuts. many senate democrats voted for this deal last night actually voted against the bush tax cut. because they said they were only for the rich. now, for 98% of americans, the bush tax cuts are permanent law. permanency is something that he sought early on but he couldn't get it done with the g.o.p. ruling the house and the senate. there are not a lot of tasty morsels -- >> bob: so why do republicans run on the sword of taxes? it wasn't spending. it was on taxes. i don't know why they made at it big deal then. >> dana: i don't know. >> eric: we're getting tweeted and facebook from the right saying what did they do? what did boehner and the right do? >> kimberly: i have to tell you i don't think anybody is happy with the deal with the hardcore political constituencies on each sized. people are displeased. conservatives are upset, saying it opportunity affect the debt ceiling. it doesn't pu
PBS
Jan 1, 2013 7:00pm PST
ran on it. and whereby 20 years ago president obama would have been roundly defeated by an establishment candidate like mitt romney. the white establishment is now the minority. and the voters, many of them, feel that this economic system is stacked against them and they want stuff. >> it's sort of delusional, first of all. i mean, because it's sort of a claim made and then the sort of the information ix extracted from that claim. yes, i agree that the majority, the plurality of voters in this country think the economic system is stacked against them. but i don't think that they therefore turn around and say, "we want stuff." i think what they say is, "and the republican party is part of the reason the economic system's stacked against us." but, you know, the larger claim, the larger sort of statement is certainly there is this panicked, wounded, astonished, nostalgic longing for an america, a white, conservative america, that in many ways never was. never, never really was. and so it's sort of sad to see, you know, someone like o'reilly. you know, that moment where h
CSPAN
Jan 2, 2013 6:00am EST
. that congress passed three times as many bills as the 112th congress. here we are at the last minute, rushing to pass this bill. it never should have happened this way. i commend president obama and vice president biden for protecting in a class with this and doing the best that they can, but my friends and my colleagues, we're going to have to work to meet in a sensible center. we are going to have to not ladies brinksmanship gains. the american people do not want it. president obama won reelection campaigning for the middle- class. this keeps those parties and we ought to support it. >> the gentleman from michigan, mr. camp, continues to reserve. >> i now yield two minutes to danny davis, our colleague from illinois and soon to be joining us on ways and means. >> recognized for 2 minutes. >> thank you. i have never seen a compromise where everybody got everything that they wanted or liked everything that they got. i certainly do not like everything that i see in this bill. and i certainly did not get everything that i wanted. but i do like the fact that senior citizens can go to the doctors
FOX
Jan 1, 2013 5:00pm PST
the slaves in the south forever free. many joined the union army and helped the north defeat the southern con fedder rase see. the ink has faded but the proke clam makes clear, no american can own another. >>> president obama has an early copy with lincoln's signature hanging in the oval office. he posted his thoughts about this important day on his facebook page saying, "president lincoln knew in these united states no dream could be beyond our reach when we affirm that individual liberty is served, not negatedded, by seeking the common good." >>> a bay area neighborhood growing more concerned about an increase in the number of break- ins. what the victims are now planning to do about that. >>> and san francisco's new year's celebration is marred by gun violence. a child is among three shooting victims. we'll have the latest on the investigation and the search for suspects. >>> a new year's day tragedy on
FOX Business
Jan 2, 2013 11:00am EST
passed, president obama says congress, and then hementses an increase in the debt ceiling, no strings attached. >> while i will negotiate over many things, i will not have another debate with this congress over whether or not they should pay the bills that they've already wracked up through the laws they passed. let me repeat, we can't not pay bills that we've already incurred. if congress refuses to give the united states government the ability to pay these bills on time, the consequences for the entire global economy would be catastrophic. adam: president doesn't want another debate, having another debate, this from the house speaker boehner after the bill passed, and now the focus is spending. that he re-elected a republican majority in the house, using it in 2013 to hold the president accountable for the balanced approach promised, meaning significant spending cuts and reforms to the entitlement programs driving our country deeper and deeper into debt. just earlier today, the speaker's office confirmed any amount of cuts, any amount of increase to the debt ceiling has to be accomp
MSNBC
Jan 2, 2013 3:00am PST
obama attempted to draw a line in the sand on the upcoming debt ceiling showdown. >> while i will negotiate over many things, i will not have another debate with this congress over whether or not they should pay the bills that they have already racked up through the laws that they passed. let me repeat. we can't not pay bills that we've already incurred. if congress refuses to give the united states government the ability to pay these bills on time, the consequences for the entire global economy would be catastrophic. far worse than the impact of a fiscal cliff. people will remember back in 2011, the last time this course of action was threatened, our entire recovery was put at risk. consumer confidence plunged. business investment plunged. growth dropped. we can't go down that path again. >> there is that. there are things that had to be prevented, mark halperin. frame the battle ahead. >> the president wants to keep the debt ceiling vote out of this. and on the merits, except for the fact that he once voted to not raise the debt ceiling when he was a senator, he's right --
MSNBC
Jan 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
to the u.s. economy. >> congressman, last night president obama warned republicans not to try to turn raising the debt ceiling into a fight for cutting spending. take a look at what he had to say. >> while i will negotiate over many things, i will not have another debate with this congress over whether or not they should pay the bills that they have already racked up through the laws that they passed. let me repeat. we can't not pay bills that we've already incurred. >> what leverage does the white house have left if they've already now played the card on the precipice of the fiscal cliff with the election result at their back. why now going forward would they have the leverage to entertain some type of a grand bargain or to not have to negotiate over the fiscal -- the debt ceiling limitation. >> the answer is none, michael. when i heard the president said that, i thought good luck with that. >> right. >> the one thing that this republican-dominated congress has proven over the last four years that it can do is nothing. but we had two points of leverage. they had to deal with the sequ
CSPAN
Jan 2, 2013 1:00pm EST
now heads to president obama for his signature. earlier today democrats and republicans, many of whom represent districts that are impacted by hurricane sandy, came to the floor of the house expressing their anger after getting word that the house republican leadership wasn't planning to take up any supplemental spending measure. helping those affected by the storm in october. the senate did approve a $60 billion measure on friday. new jersey governor chris christi also expressed his frustration, speaking from the governor's office in trenton this afternoon, he just wrapped up a press conference, and here's a quick look at what he had to say. >> new jersey and new york are among the most generous states in the nation to our fellow states. we vote for disaster relief for other states in need. we are donor states. spending much more -- sending much more to washington, d.c., than we get back in federal spending. despite this history of unbridled generosity, in our hour of desperate need, we have been left waiting for help six times longer than the victims of katrina, with no end in sight
Current
Jan 2, 2013 3:00am PST
a paycheck to paycheck earner. meanwhile president obama caved on the 250,000 and up. like your show dearly bill, but how many times do you have to get burned before you say fire hurts? [ laughter ] >> bill: fair question mark. i just want to point out. i'm in good company here. first of all i wouldn't say it is a good deal. i would have voted for it -- held my nose and voted for it, but bernie sanders voted for it too. and there is nobody more liberal than bernie sanders. >> bernie sanders wanted the payroll tax cut holiday to go away almost more than anyone else in congress. >> bill: he also didn't want anything touching social security or medicare. >> right. >> bill: and that's one good part about this deal. no, you were right earlier, arthur we'll revisit that. but point well made mark thank you. by the way on the payroll tax cut -- look, i'm sorry to see it go. i think it is a mistake to let it expire. i wonder how many people really notice that 2% in their payroll. >> if you are an average american household that is like 50 bucks away. and you notice what your payche
FOX News
Jan 2, 2013 6:00am PST
approach he promise the. president obama is not planning for any lengthy battle on the debt matter. >> while i will negotiate over many things, i will not have another debate with this congress over whether or not they should pay the bills that they have already remarked up through the laws they passed. i let me repeat. we can't not pay bills that we already incurred. if congress rethe united states government the ability to pay these bills on time, the consequences for the entire global economy would be catastrophic, far worse than the impact of a fiscal cliff. bill: what about all that? and are we really just warming up the, well, the dogs in the cage? alan colmes, host of alan colmes radio show, tucker carlson editor of "the daily caller" and fox news contributor. great to have you both on. >> happy new year. bill: happy new year to both of you. i don't know, tucker, i guess if you thought this fiscal deal was a big matter, buckle up. >> well the president says he won't debate it. he will debate it. this will be a debate. nobody argues a debate over the fiscal cliff is the best
NBC
Jan 2, 2013 7:00am EST
, willie. >> hey, matt. good to see you all. good morning, everyone. president obama says he will sign the legislation approved by a divided house last night. it delays huge spending cuts that many economists feared would push the economy into a new recession. however, it does nothing really to avert the next fiscal cliff. in two months battles over further spending and, in particular, the u.s. federal debt limit will come to a head. >>> classes start thursday in a nearby town for the students who survived the shooting rampage at their school in newtown, connecticut, nearly three weeks ago. their desks, backpacks and other belongings left behind in the chaos in that rampage have been taken to a different school building so the kids will feel comfortable there. hillary clinton is spending a fourth day in a new york city hospital. the secretary of state is being treated for a blood clot in her head discovered during a follow-up exam for the concussion she suffered last month. doctors expect mrs. clinton to make a full recovery. >>> a celebrity photographer was killed after taking photos
CNBC
Jan 2, 2013 6:00am EST
over the debt ceiling when the u.s. hits its credit limit. president obama said he wouldn't negotiate with the house on the debt ceiling. >> while i'll negotiate over many things, will not have another debate with this congress over whether or not they should pay the bills that they've already racked up, through the laws that they passed. >> the vote on the fiscal cliff bill split house leadership. speaker boehner and budget committee chairman paul ryan did vote in favor of the bill while eric cantor and congressman mccarthy voted against it. responding quite positively to that news, doug responding less positively. the dow jones up 180 and nasdaq up 50 points and s&p 24 points and ftse up 500 points -- not 500 points. and you can see the ftse up 2% on this news and look at what happened there in asia. hang seng up almost 3%. one clarification, i think i may have misspoken when i said all of this lasting one year. what i was describing was extension of unemployment benefits, that lasts one year. these other taxes and cuts and increases are now permanent. >> the fiscal cliff a verdict
CNN
Jan 2, 2013 6:00am PST
president obama declared victory on a campaign promise to raise taxes on the wealthiest americans but he made clear his distaste for the drama and partisan brinkmanship in this deal. >> while i will negotiate over many things, i will not have another debate with this congress over whether or not they should pay the bills that they've already wracked up through the laws that they passed. let me repeat, we can't not pay bills that we've already incurred. if congress refuses to give the united states government the ability to pay these bills on time, the consequences for the entire global economy would be catastrophic, far worse than the impact of a fiscal cliff. people will remember back in 2011 the last time this course of action was threatened, our entire recovery was put at risk, consumer confidence plunged, business investment plunged, the growth dropped. we can't go down that path again. >> while the president says that he won't negotiate, there is another battle brewing in washington, it's been tweeted the gop and its far right tea party members, republicans breaking ranks with their
FOX News
Jan 2, 2013 8:00am PST
gave, he said today i joined my colleagues in the house to protect as many americans as possible from a tax increase. we also provided certainty by making the lower tax rates permanent. 16 democrats voted no last night on the fiscal cliff deal but democratic president barack obama says the house passage of this bill reflects his principles. last night he said i was pleased. you heard a moment ago those remarks. president obama boarded air force one to rejoin his family on his vacation. we are awaiting official word how he will sign the bill which we hear is now being printed up the street at the capitol, jenna. jenna: peter, you know, when you see a stormy night like we did in the capitol, sometimes you expect clearer skies next day, people kind of relax and are getting back to the work. that is not the case when we see this hurricane sandy relief bill and the house did not bring it up. what is the latest reaction from the house delaying the vote on that bill. >> reporter: another stormy day, jenna. there is a lot of anger among especially members who represent new york and new jersey
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2013 8:00pm EST
and called it the do-nothing congress. that do nothing congress passed three times as many bills as the 112th congress did. here we are at the last minute and rushing to pass this bill, it never should have happened this way. i commend president obama and vice president biden for protecting the middle class and doing the best that they can. my friends and colleagues, we are going to have to work and meet in the sensible center and not play these games. the american people don't want it. president obama won re-election campaigning for the middle class. this keeps those priorities and we ought to support it. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from michigan, mr. camp, continues to reserve. the gentleman from michigan, mr. levin. mr. levin: i yield two minutes to danny davis who will soon be joining us on ways and means. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for two minutes. mr. davis: i have never seen a compromise where everybody got everything that they wanted or liked everything that they got. i certainly don't like everything that i see in
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